Planning and Funding
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4130
P O Box 1600,
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
24 April 2019
[FYI request #10190 email]
Dear Antony RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10088
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 23 April requesting the following information
from Canterbury DHB in relation Maori health providers. Specifically:
1. I am interested in getting the names of the Maori health providers that are currently been
funded by Canterbury District Health Board. The names based on 2017 financial year or
latest should be sufficient.
2. Could you please also give the yearly dollar amount of funds Canterbury DHB has given to
Maori health providers since 2012 to 2018?
3. Also a list of health services these Maori health providers currently provide to the
population, if possible.
We will consider your request against the provisions of the Official Information Act (see below) and
advise you of our decision regarding the release of information within 20 working days (being the
statutory timeframe provided within the Act.)
Accordingly, and taking into account ANZAC Day we will notify you, no later than 23 May 2019, of our
Your request is being handled by Kathleen Smitheram. If you have any queries, please feel free to
contact either myself (details above) or Kathleen. ([email address];
4134). Please refer to the OIA number above when phoning or emailing.
If any additional factors come to light which are relevant to your request, please do not hesitate to
contact us so that these can be taken into account.
15 Decisions on requests
(1) Subject to this Act, the department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to whom a request is made in accordance with section 12
or is transferred in accordance with section 14 o
f this Act or section 12 o
f the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
1987 shall, as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any case not later than 20 working days after the day on which the request is received
by that department or Minister of the Crown or organisation,—
(1)(a) decide whether the request is to be granted and, if it is to be granted, in what manner and for what charge (if any); and
(1)(b) give or post to the person who made the request notice of the decision on the request
[If we are unable to make a decision on your request by the date noted above, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.]